Life's A Gas

Beverley Knowels Fine Art

Art Exhibition previously on at Beverley Knowles Fine Art in Greater London, United Kingdom. Published by anonymous on Thursday 21 February 2008. Saturday 01 March 2008 to Saturday 26 April 2008. Opening Saturday 01 March 2008 5-8pm.

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Recent work by Rebecca Fortnum, Beth Harland, Helen Ireland, Frances Richardson & Emma Tod But it really doesn't matter at all, No it really doesn't matter at all, life's a gas, I hope it's gonna last. T-Rex, 1971

We are delighted to welcome Rebecca Fortnum as guest curator for Life’s A Gas. Rebecca Fortnum is Senior Lecturer at University of the Arts, London and Research Fellow at the Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts at Lancaster University. She is the author of Contemporary British Women Artists, in their own words, published in 2007.

Rebecca Fortnum’s current visual work continues to explore themes of intimacy. Paintings, prints and objects relate to create an internal dialogue, investigating the dynamics of seeing and feeling.

Beth Harland’s recent series of paintings references diagrams, texts and video footage documenting the artist working with projected images and films in the studio, to reflect upon time, absorption and viewing as a haptic experience.

The aim in Helen Ireland’s most recent work is to find a way of simplifying forms and to realise their potential and beauty as shapes. By paring down each image to a cut, flat motif she became more acquainted with the plants themselves, discovering particular patterns and rhythms within each.

Frances Richardson describes her sculptural works as “walk-in drawings”. The intent is that the viewer, does not stand apart regarding an object, or enter into an installation, but b

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Beverley Knowles Fine Art

88 Bevington Road
London
W10 5TW

Tuesday – Saturday 11am – 6pm